Persis Cole Stiles

November 7, 1797– , 1878

Born at Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; daughter of Chloe Stoddard and Levi Cole. Probably died at Sandwich, De Kalb County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 27, Persis Stiles. Frank T. Cole, The Early Genealogies of the Cole Families in America (Columbus, OH: Hann & Adair, 1887), 138–140. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (accessed Apr. 2016), Persis Cole L7F9-8HN . 1870 U.S. census, Somonauk, DeKalb Co., Illinois, p. 49, Perses Stiles, NARA. “War of 1812 Pension Applications Files Index, 1812–1815,” database and images, (, accessed Aug. 2013), John Stiles, enlisted Jan. 7, 1813; from War of 1812 Pension Applications, NARA.